13th Apr 2013

US govt lobbied hard for Union Carbide to extend footprints in India: WikiLeaks

Documents show that Union Carbide decided to install the unproven MIC technology in the Bhopal plant while noting that they were not agreeable to any condition that would reduce their equity in the Indian unit below 51%. The leakage of … Continued

13th Apr 2013

US: Gold plunges to lowest level in 21 months

CHICAGO, (Xinhua): Gold futures on the COMEX division of the New York Mercantile Exchange on Friday fell to the lowest level since July 2011. The most active gold contract for June delivery lost 63.5 dollars, or 4.06 percent, to settle … Continued

10th Apr 2013

US: 15 people injured in stabbing at US college

(AP Photo/Houston Chronicle, Johnny Hanson) HOUSTON, (Xinhua): At least 15 people were injured in a stabbing incident at a college in the U.S. state of Texas Tuesday morning, officials said. A suspect, identified as Dylan Quick, was in custody after … Continued

8th Apr 2013

US: 3 children die in Texas fire

HOUSTON, (Xinhua): Three children died Sunday in a house fire in the U.S. state of Texas, officials said. Three boys aged 4, 6 and 9 died when a fire broke out early Sunday in a small house in the Smith … Continued

8th Apr 2013

US: At least 1 killed in plane crash in Oklahoma

HOUSTON, (Xinhua): At least one person was killed Sunday evening when a small airplane crashed into a vacant house in the U.S. state of Oklahoma, officials said. A sheriff’s deputy had confirmed that at least the pilot was killed in … Continued

6th Apr 2013

Canada: Two men dead at daycare shooting in Gatineau, 53 children unhurt

OTTAWA, (Xinhua): Two men were killed in a shooting at a daycare in Gatineau, Canada’s capital region, on Friday morning, while all 53 children were safely evacuated by the daycare staff members, police said.   Police were called to a … Continued

4th Apr 2013

Argentina: Floods kill 46 in Buenos Aires province

BUENOS AIRES, (Xinhua): At least 46 people have died from flash floods in Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, after torrential rains dumped more than 40 centimeters of rainstorm in some parts, authorities confirmed Wednesday. The heaviest rainfall fell between late Tuesday … Continued

1st Apr 2013

Mexico: 12 killed, 14 injured in road accident Veracruz

MEXICO CITY, (Xinhua): At least 12 people died and 14 more were injured when a bus fell into a 100-meter deep ravine in Mexico’s eastern state of Veracruz Saturday night, local authorities said Sunday in a statement. The government of … Continued

1st Apr 2013

US: Multiple car pile-up kills 3 in state of Virginia

WASHINGTON, (Xinhua): An accident involving 75 vehicles has killed 3 people in U.S. state of Virginia, authorities said on Sunday. According to Virginia’s Department of Transportation, the pile up took place on southbound Interstate 77 at mile marker 6 in … Continued

31st Mar 2013

Canada: One dead, one injured in Toronto shopping centre shooting

TORONTO, (Xinhua):  A shooting outside a shopping center in Canada’s largest city Toronto killed one person and injured another Saturday night, leaving thousands of shoppers lining up to be checked by police before leaving the mall.   Several shots were … Continued

28th Mar 2013

US: 127 detained at Chicago rally protesting school closing

CHICAGO,  (Xinhua): At least 127 people were detained at a rally in Chicago Wednesday organized by the Chicago Teachers Union (CTU) to protest school closings. Chicago Police spokesman Adam Collins said 127 people were briefly detained but there were no … Continued

27th Mar 2013

US: Obama appoints first ever woman director of US Secret Service

President Barack Obama has appointed Julia Pierson as the director of the US Secret Service. She is the first woman director in the organization’s 148-year history. The appointment does not need Senate approval. Julia Pierson, 53, will take over the … Continued

18th Mar 2013

Palestinians’ despair grows as Obama not to ask Israel to halt settlement

RAMALLAH, (Xinhua): One Palestinian official said Sunday that they are more despaired after U.S. President Barack Obama said that he would not present a new Mideast peace initiative or request Israel to halt settlement activities in the Palestinian territories. Wassel … Continued

16th Mar 2013

Mexico fireworks explosion kills 11, dozens injured

MEXICO CITY, (Xinhua): At least 11 people died and some 70 others were injured Friday when a truck loaded with fireworks exploded during a religious parade in a village near the capital, authorities said. The blast occurred when a malfunctioned … Continued

10th Mar 2013

Egypt: Muslim Brotherhood and US: Pragmatic partners

(Al-Akhbar): Last week’s visit to Cairo by US Secretary of State John Kerry is continuing to stir debate in Egypt and raise questions about Washington’s evolving relationship with the Muslim Brotherhood and President Mohamed Morsi. The visit underscored the rapprochement … Continued

8th Mar 2013

US Senate confirms architect of drone attacks, Brennan as CIA director

The US Senate has confirmed John Brennan as the next director of the Central Intelligence Agency. Brennan’s nomination process drew heated protests over the CIA’s targeted killing drone program. The Senate voted 63-34 Thursday to approve Brennan. His confirmation follows … Continued

6th Mar 2013

Venezuela: International community mourns Hugo Chavez

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez has died at age 58 after a two-year battle with cancer. International leaders immediately responded with an outpouring of condolences. Meanwhile, Chavez’s successor moves up. The announcement of the longtime president’s death came during the early … Continued

Over 120 people attended a landmark conference on the media reporting of Islam and Muslims. It was held jointly by The Muslim News and Society of Editors in London on September 15.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence 2015 was held on March in London to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to the society.

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.

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